Farm Bill 2014 – What it Means for Beginning Farmers for the Next 5 Years
This post is the second of three in-depth analysis pieces on the bill and how it will affect you. Last week, after we shared the news that the new farm bill passed, we delved into a three-part series breaking the bill down and what its impact will be over the next five years. (The bill […]
USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden Sits down with NYFC and Hudson Valley Farmers
NYFC got the rare opportunity last week to sit down with the USDA’s new Deputy Secretary, Krysta Harden, in Clermont, NY, when she was in-state for the Young Farmers Conference at the Stone Barns Center for Agriculture.
Updates from DC: Victories on Conservation, Action Needed Today on Loans, GMO's, and Meat
Thank you all so much for making calls over the past week regarding the Senate vote on funding farmer programs! We have some news to report, and one more thing to ask of you, so read on: The proposed Continuing Resolution (the government’s 6-month budget plan) that was announced on Monday did indeed fix the […]